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Today in Korean history

All News 14:00 November 28, 2020

Nov. 29

1940 -- The headquarters of the Independence Army of Korea is relocated to Xian, China, from Chongqing.

1987 -- A Korean Air passenger plane heading for Seoul from Baghdad explodes over Myanmar. North Korean agents are accused of carrying out the bombing, and one of them, Kim Hyon-hui, is brought to Seoul.

1989 -- South Korea and the Soviet Union establish consulate-level diplomatic ties.

2002 -- Dacom Corp. becomes the new owner of Powercomm Co.

2012 -- South Korea's third attempt to launch a space rocket from its own soil is pushed back due to problems in the upper second-stage rocket of the Korea Space Launch Vehicle-1.

2017 -- North Korea tests a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of hitting anywhere in the United States, declaring that the launch marks the completion of its nuclear armament.

2018 -- South Korea's Supreme Court confirms two appellate court rulings that ordered a Japanese company to compensate Koreans for forced labor during World War II. The four-judge bench handed down the decisions on two damages suits against Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.
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